Classic text considers general theory of computability, computable functions, on computable functions, Turing machines self-applied, unsolvable decision. In Part One (Chapters 1–5), Professor Davis outlines the general theory of computability, discussing such topics as computable functions. Classic text considersgeneral theory of computability, computable functions, operations on computable functions, Turing machines self-applied, unsolvable decision problems, applications of general theory, mathematical logic, Martin Davis.
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The cross-references among the several theorems in this book will make you behave like a Turing machine going furiously back and forth trying to “compute” this book. Account Options Sign in.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Ryan marked it as to-read Mar 25, Indeed, the stature of the book is such that many computer scientists regard it as their theoretical introduction to the topic. Part Two Chapters 6—8 comprises a concise treatment of applications of the general theory, incorporating material on combinatorial problems, Diophantine Equations including Hilbert’s Tenth Problem and mathematical logic.
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Computability and Unsolvability by Martin D. Davis
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The final three chapters Part 3 present further development of the general theory, encompassing the Andd hierarchy, computable functionals, and the classification of unsolvable decision problems.
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We are inDavis is writing from the border between mathematics and computer science. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. And The Undecidable is an anthology of fundamental papers on undecidability and unsolvability by major figures in the field including Godel, Church, Turing, Kleene, and Post. Denis rated it it was amazing Nov 27, It is well written and can be recommended to anyone interested in this field.
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Lists with This Book. Mattias Lundell rated it it was ok Apr 05, No specific knowledge of other parts of mathematics is presupposed. Critical Acclaim for Computability and Unsolvability: Computabbility marked it as to-read Jan 08, Davis provides a clear introduction to computability, at an advanced undergraduate level, that serves the needs of specialists and non-specialists alike.
No specific knowledge of other parts of mathematics is presupposed.